Zhe Ji is an Associate Professor in the Immunology and Microbiology Department, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China. He received his undergraduate with honors degree from Nanjing Agricultural University, and a Ph.D. from Nanjing Agricultural University.
During Dr. Ji’s training he developed a keen focus on research the regulation of T-cells in autoimmune inflammation and neurodegenerative diseases. As a post-doctoral fellow (2007 to 2010) in Shanghai Institute for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), he studied the roles of acute-phase protein regulating selectin-mediated leukocyte adhesion and autoimmune diseases in vitro and vivo. He then was recruited as faculty at Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine. Here he continued his research on the regulation of T cells in autoimmune inflammation disease.